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William Earl Ray

William Earl Ray


William (Bill) Earl Ray is a director/actor with 40 years of experience in the business. Directing credits are: Lonely Planet, No Niggers, No Jews, No Dogs (The No Play), Two Trains Running, Skeleton Crew, King Liz, Ain’t Misbehavin’, A Raisin in the Sun, and Having Our Say staring Ms. Irma P. Hall (Big Mama of Soul Food movie fame and A Family Thing), Beehive: The 60s Musical, The Gin Game, The Gospel at Colonus, Fires in the Mirror, A Song for Coretta, A Lovesong for Miss Lydia, Annie Get Your Gun, Jerry's Girls, Agnes of God, The Heiress, Sea Marks, Ceremonies in Dark Old Men, Lilies of the Feild, and others. Some of William’s acting credits would include The Whipping Man, “Mastor Harold” ... and the Boys, The Meeting, and Blues for an Alabama Sky.

William Earl is a member of Actors' Equity Association.

Recent Portland Center Stage Credits*

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